Masa Israel Journey Blog

Published : January 03, 2012
By Jenna Neulander, Yahel Social Change Program
A year ago, I never saw myself here doing what I am doing today. I pretty much "fell into" this program. As I sat in the living room of my parents house I felt like I was on the verge of becoming a complete failure. I had just graduated from college with no steady job waiting or Ivy League graduate programs begging me to apply. I was a 22 year old girl with a Bachelors degree and more then a few grandiose plans. I had my heart set on going to India. Another plan, which in the end did not work out.
So, two weeks before arriving in Ben Gurion Airport, I followed the suggestion of a man I never met and applied to Yahe l- Israel Service Learning. I had no idea what I was getting myself into and I...

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